EGMR: Cumhuriyetçi Eğitim Ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı v. Turkey (no. 32093/10)

The applicant association, Cumhuriyetçi Eǧitim ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı, or CEM Vakfi (the Foundation for Republican Education and Culture), is a foundation set up under Turkish law in 1995. The case concerned the possibility under Turkish law for places of worship to be granted an exemption from paying electricity bills and the refusal to grant this privilege to the applicant foundation. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 19 February 2019 – Cumhuriyetçi Eğitim Ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı v. Turkey (no. 32093/10)

The applicant association, Cumhuriyetçi Eǧitim ve Kültür Merkezi Vakfı, or CEM Vakfi (the Foundation for Republican Education and Culture), is a foundation set up under Turkish law in 1995. The case concerned the possibility under Turkish law for places of worship to be granted an exemption from paying electricity bills and the refusal to grant this privilege to the applicant foundation. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Tuesday 19 February 2019 – Tothpal and Szabo v. Romania (nos. 28617/13 and 50919/13)

The applicants, Mr Bela Tothpal and Mr Csongor Szabo, are Romanian nationals who were born end 1966 and 1971 and live in Arad Gherla, respectively. The case concerns their conviction for unlawfully exercising the duties of a priest. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: Forthcoming hearing in February 2019

The European Court of Human Rights will be holding a hearing in February 2019: Ukraine v. Russia (re Crimea) (application no. 20958/14), concerning Ukraine’s allegations of violations of the European Convention on Human Rights by Russia in Crimea. After the hearing the Court will begin its deliberations, which will be held in private. Its ruling in the case will, however, be made at a later stage. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

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EGMR: Complaint about conviction by German courts for denying the Holocaust on Swedish TV inadmissible – Williamson

In its decision in the case of Williamson v. Germany (application no. 64496/17) the ECHR has unanimously declared the application inadmissible. The decision is final. The case concerned the applicant’s complaint about his criminal conviction of incitement to hatred. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: Forthcoming judgment on Thursday 31 January 2019 – Williamson v. Germany (no. 64496/17)

The applicant, Richard Williamson, is a British national who was born in 1940 and lives in Kent (the United Kingdom). He is a bishop and a former member of the Society of Saint Pius X. The case concerns the applicant’s complaint about his criminal conviction for incitement to hatred. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »

EGMR: Altınkaynak and Others v. Turkey (no. 12541/06)

The six applicants, Erkin Altınkaynak (born in 1963, died in 2016), Meral Altınkaynak (born in 1965), Sibel Sahlimov (born in 1978), Hüsnü Bostan (born in 1978), Volkan Ataalp (born in 1969) and Sahire Melek Jones (born in 1958), are Turkish nationals who in September 2004 set up a foundation – Türkiye Yedincigün Adventistleri Vakfı (the Foundation of Turkish Seventh-day Adventists) – for the purpose of meeting the religious needs of Turkish and foreign Seventh-day Adventists living permanently or temporarily in Turkey. The case concerned the Turkish courts’ refusal to include the foundation in question in the official register on the grounds that domestic law did not allow foundations to serve the sole interests of members of a specific community. Den Rest des Beitrags lesen »